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Alexandra Historical Society

Previously known as the Murrindindi Historical Register, the society was formed in 1997 as a support group on a Shire-wide basis to update and continue the Shire of Murrindindi Historical Survey, 1995. In 2001 it was incorporated for grant applications regarding the acquisition of micro films of local newspapers, training workshops and MHR Survey 2 database. Meetings are held with all local historical societies. Meetings are held at Dove Cottage 6 Paynes Avenue Alexandra 3714.The Register also sponsors 'Dusty Swag' Bush Poems & Yarns, and an annual heritage week of events in March.

  • Publications:
    'The Dusty Swag Awards', 2002 (68p)- $12; Lettercards P. Weeks, $5 (local buildings/landscapes); Lettercards 'Princess Alexandra' History, 5 for $12; Extracts 'Alexandra & District' 1839-2005 - POA.
    (Send CWO to address listed below)
  • Events:
    Annual Murrindindi Heritage Week, March. Dusty Swag Australian Poetry and Yarns, closing date 30th June. Visit http://www.dustyswag.zoomshare.com for entry form and rules.
  • Contact:
    Ian Newman (President); Jan Radford (Secretary)
  • President Phone:
    03 5772 2997
  • Phone:
    03 5772 1253 (Rex Tate, Public Officer)
  • Email:
    alexandrahistoricalsociety@gmail.com
  • Address:
    6 Payne's Avenue
    Alexandra
    VIC 3714

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